Australian Sporting greats Phil Coles and Helen Brownlee, as well as five time Olympian and Olympic Champion Clint Robinson, are amongst the inaugural inductees, who were inducted into the Paddle Australia Hall of Fame over the wee
Olympic medallist and 2017 Canoe Slalom World Champion in the women’s K1 Jessica Fox (NSW) took home the Canoeist of the Year Award, while Paralympic champion and 2017 dual World Champion Curtis McGrath was awarded the Paracanoeist of the Year Award at the Australian Canoeing 2017 Annual Awards held on the Gold Coast on Saturday (4 November 2017).
Australia has picked up two more gold medals on the final day of competition at the 2017 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, with the men’s K4 1000 and Alyce Burnett in the K1 1000 getting the honours in front of a capacity crowd in the Czech village of Racice.
Australia’s Alyssa Bull has added a silver medal to the gold she won 24 hours earlier at the ICF Canoe Sprint U23 and Junior World Championships in Pitesti, Romania.
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved the event programme for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
Australia has picked up a gold and two silver medals at the International Canoe Federation Sprint Canoe World Cup in Belgrade on the weekend.
The month of May saw Aussies podium in canoe sprint, water polo, cycling and rugby sevens in Europe and America; while the Australian Diving and Gymnastics Championships ensured crowds were entertained closer to home.
Rio Olympians Alyce Burnett and Alyssa Bull have finished fifth in their opening K2 500 final of the European season, at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup 2 in Szeged, Hungary.
Australian sprint canoeist Alyssa Bull has won a silver medal in the K1 1000 at her first ICF World Cup event of the European season in Szeged, Hungary.